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32nd Annual Vermont Travel Industry Conference
March 31 & April 1, 2015 — Sheraton Hotel, South Burlington, Vermont
Join tourism industry colleagues and discover approaches that are time, budget, and personnel effective, plus stay on top of changes in media, market and technology.

Registration is now open for the 32nd Annual Vermont Travel Industry Conference. Register now to attend.
  • Strengthen your business with expert insight from leading consultants
  • Master the latest tools, technologies and tactics
  • Learn smart strategies from marketing and media practitioners
Any tourism-related business would benefit by attending!
  • Attractions
  • Lodging Properties
  • Restaurants
  • Historic Sites
  • State Agencies
  • Ski Resorts
  • Recreation
  • Vermont Products
  • Ecotourism
  • Tour Operators
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Special Events
  • Retail
  • Museums
  • Marketing Firms
  • Agri-Tourism
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Venues
Awards at the Vermont Travel Industry Conference

Governor's SMART Award for Creative Marketing in Tourism
The SMART Award will honor a tourism-related business, region, association, special event, travel journalist or other, which has leveraged the Vermont Brand through creative, innovative and customer focused marketing. For more information and to submit an entry, click here.

Vermont Travel Person of the Year Award
The Vermont Travel Person of the Year exemplifies an ongoing dedication to what makes Vermont such a special place to visit. The award is presented to an individual who contributes significantly to Vermont's Travel & Tourism Industry. For more information and to submit a nominator, click here.

Both awards have a submission deadline of March 3, 2015 and will be presented at the Vermont Travel Industry Conference.

Vermont Chamber Hospitality Awards
For the second year, the 2015 Vermont Chamber Hospitality Awards will be presented at the Vermont Travel Industry Conference. The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for 4 hospitality awards! The awards will include:
  • Chef of the Year
  • Restaurateur of the Year
  • Allied Member of the Year
  • Borden E. Avery Innkeeper of the Year
Support Vermont's Tourism Community - Sponsor VTIC15

Sponsorship of this event provides a unique opportunity to show your involvement in this critical segment of our economy. We are committed to allowing ample time in the agenda for attendees to visit with sponsors in order to maximize your branding opportunities. Click here for more information about sponsoring the 2015 Vermont Travel Industry Conference.
Conference Highlights:

Check out these videos to see highlights from the Vermont Travel Industry Conference!
Thank you to our 2015 conference sponsors for their generous support!




Albany Times Union
ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, LLC
The Boston Globe
Burlington Segways Inc.
Madden Media
PAR Springer-Miller
PP&D Brochure Distribution
Trip Advisor
University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Tourism Research Center
Yankee Publishing, Inc.

Vermont Attractions Association

Jason Gibbs, LLC - Cocktail Reception
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